I stayed at this beautiful boutique hotel 12/21/2020 thru 12/27/2020 and what a great experience . The service was so heart warming from the time I walked in until the time I left . I made some friends at the front counter , Lucy and Rita were wonderful as hosts and I felt completely welcomed . They gave me the best service I could ever wish for and also recommended Arturo Fernandez for the best Taxi service from the hotel to anywhere , even the airport . I even took trips to San Juan Cosala , thermal mineral pools, thermal mineral baths , sauna and also thermal jacuzzi , oh and a great massage too ! Arturo Fernandez Taxi service was always there for me to go to Guadalajara to see friends and family or anywhere I wanted to go , very comforting to know you can communicate with everyone there . The restaurant in the garden was so beautiful and right on Lake Chapala . Judy made me feel at home and Michael also made me feel like part of the family . They have such a great spirit of helping guests feel important and the girls serving in the restaurant were wonderful . The room was #301 and great view , very clean and very comfortable , balcony was beautiful and breakfast was also included and it was delicious everyday , . I want to thank all those that made my stay so memorable and I would highly recommend La Nueva Posada Hotel to anyone deciding to stay in the most unique and romantic boutique hotel near Chapala in Ajijic .
La Nueva Posada is a gorgeously built hotel. Like a large pensione with a pool and situated on a lake. There is a full service restaurant for breakfast and lunch that closes at 6pm. Delicious food and wonderful staff.
The room (304) we had was quite large. The bed was king size. It was ok but very hard. This is common in most hotels we’ve encountered in Mexico. The bathroom has heated marble floors. The shower is huge with great water pressure although we had trouble regulating the water temp consistently so the extra room is nice in case you have to jump out of the way.
The view and balcony were amazing.
Each day we had two fresh bottles of water
No coffee maker or room service but we didn’t expect that.
The Wi-Fi was good but not always reliable. This isn’t the hotel’s fault but notable for the area. I hear the town is getting fiber optics so that’s a boon.
The staff are pleasant and ready to assist in any way they can.
The parrot and cat are fun breakfast companions.
The hotel is quiet and comfortable.
Note: the week of US thanksgiving is also a huge Mexican and Ajijic celebration week. Mexican revolution (nov 20) and subsequent patron saint of Ajijic- St. Andres feast. This is celebrated with REALLY LOUD FIRECRACKERS (cohetes) that will awake you at 5-6am and later throughout the day and evening. This is done to wake people for church and is sanctioned BY the church.
It’s a fun celebration but don’t count on sleeping through this. It’s impossible.
Stayed here for 2 weeks and it was an amazing experience. Staff were wonderful and the restaurant was fabulous. Full breakfast was included each morning. Our terrace room had an amazing view and the pool was excellent. I can’t say enough good things about this boutique hotel which is actually a converted mansion right on the lake. We are going back in a few weeks.
La NP has clean, spacious rooms and a restaurant onsite, making it comfortable to spend time on the property when you need a break from all the local attractions. The location makes Ajijic attractions easy to access on foot. And for venturing to nearby towns, local bus transit is just a few blocks away and easy to use. We stayed at La NP for a week in January, too early for the pool to be in operation. The owners and service staff in the restaurant and at the front desk were always friendly and helpful. Local expats frequent the restaurant. The only drawback was that our room was right above the front desk and lobby so there was a lot of noise that other rooms might not have. And, another noise factor was a regular, high, squealing sound coming from the toilet meant we turned the water off every night in order to sleep. We have no desire to check out other hotels/inns around Ajijic and would eagerly stay here again.
1. Michael, the owner, is one of the most friendly, knowledgeable and kind person my husband and I have met in or out of a business and he speaks perfect English as he is from Canada.
2. The staff were courteous, genuine and all did a great job in both house keeping and the restaurant.
3. The restaurant was great, we ate outside taking in the lake view most mornings (complementary great breakfast) and often for dinner. This trip was also a wonder thanksgiving dinner!
4. Our room was gorgeous, with a patio and full view of the lake and mountains and king size bed. Michael was generous in reinforcing the softer bed for me to help my bad back.
5. Laundry can be handed in at the desk to be washed, dried and folded within a day and for a pittance.
6. Hotel within walking distance of lank, el centro Ajijic, stores, shops and great restaurants.
7. Parking is right next to the hotel.
8. And I almost forgot to say how beautiful and fully Mexican the hotel is - very unique and with a pool, too.